Friday, April 24, 2015
O.co Coliseum in Oakland
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Probable Pitchers: (L) Keuchel, D (2-0) vs. (L) Kazmir, S (2-0)
The Houston Astros take on the Oakland Athletics on Friday at O.co Coliseum in Oakland.
The Astros are 4-1 in their last 5 overall and 4-1 in their last 5 games on grass. They are 94-202 in their last 296 road games and 33-76 in their last 109 road games vs. a team with a losing home record. The under is 3-0-1 in the Astros last 4 games following an off day and 5-0 in their last 5 road games vs. a left-handed starter.
The Athletics are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 1 of a series and 21-6 in their last 27 home games following a road trip of 7 or more days. They are 13-5 in Kazmir's last 18 starts with 4 days of rest and 5-2 in Kazmir's last 7 home starts vs. a team with a winning record. The over is 5-0 in the Athletics last 5 home games and 6-0 in their last 6 during game 1 of a series.
Head-to-head, the under is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings and 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Oakland. The Astros are 14-33 in the last 47 meetings and 3-9 in the last 12 meetings in Oakland.
Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 4-10-1 against the over/under
The run differential for the Houston Astros is -0.1
Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 11-5-0 against the over/under
The run differential for the Oakland Athletics is 1.3
Injuries to Watch
04/17/15 P Brad Peacock Side 15-day DL (4/14)
04/09/15 P Brett Oberholtzer Finger 15-day DL (3/31)
04/23/15 2B Ben Zobrist Knee expected to miss Thursday vs. Los Angeles Angels
04/19/15 P Jesse Hahn Hand expected to miss next start Thursday vs. LA Angels
04/05/15 CF Coco Crisp Elbow 15-day DL (4/4)
04/05/15 P Jarrod Parker Elbow 15-day DL (3/27)
04/05/15 1B Nate Freiman Back 15-day DL (4/4)
04/05/15 P Sean Doolittle Rotator Cuff 15-day DL (4/4)
04/05/15 P Sean Nolin Abdominal 15-day DL (4/4)
04/04/15 P A.J. Griffin Elbow 60-day DL (2/27)
04/04/15 P Taylor Thompson Shoulder 60-day DL (2/26)
Tony's Pick: Take Houston
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